Automotive Technology

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Automotive Technology program, teaches students all aspects of automotive repair and maintenance including engine performance, engine repair, brakes, steering, suspension and alignment, and electrical systems.

Apart from the core-curriculum, learners are trained for the job-seeking process through guest speakers and resume building workshops. During the two-year program, accommodations and modifications are provided to high school students based on the IEP/504. Furthermore, students have an option to receive college credit for the classes they take. These credits are transferable to community colleges or universities.

West-MEC programs prepare students to seek one or more industry certification or licensure in their field of study like the NC3: Solus Ultra & Pro-Cut and NC3 Snap-On Torque. All test fees are prepaid by West-MEC. Through the automotive training and certification, students are provided a pathway to economic independence.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Careers that a student could pursue after receiving their certification(s) are: Automotive technician, parts & sales representative

Automotive technicians not only repair cars but also diagnose problems through various systems and are able to convey the same to the customer.

Automotive technology Entry-level salary range: $14.39 – $18.45 per hour*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages

NORTHEAST CAMPUS

1617 W. Williams Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85027

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NORTHWEST CAMPUS

13201 W. Grand Avenue
Surprise, AZ 85374

Northeast Campus

Coming Fall 2020

SOUTHWEST CAMPUS

500 N. Verrado Way
Buckeye, AZ 85326

Southwest

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